Fish enclosures and crab farms in Satkhira’s Burigoalini union have been flooded after an embankment on the River Kholpetua broke.
In line with Satkhira District Fisheries Division, 1,655 hectares of shrimp and crab farms in 100 ponds bought flooded and prawns, crabs, carp, and barbeque value Tk8.28 crore bought washed away.
Three days have handed for the reason that dam broke, however the dam has not but been repaired and the harm is mounting each day.
Burigoalini Union Parishad Chairman, Haji Nazrul Islam, stated the dam couldn’t be repaired but as a result of sturdy tidal water present within the river.
“We’ve made some ring dams with bamboo on either side. If the movement of water decreases, we’ll attempt to pile up earth-sand luggage to restore the dam on Monday,” he added.
He stated at the moment 9 villages within the union have been fully flooded and there’s a scarcity of meals and water. As all sides are flooded, many individuals can not eat with none area left to prepare dinner. Roads within the space are flooded too.
Satkhira District Fisheries Officer Anisur Rahman stated the method of getting ready a listing of affected farmers is on and as soon as it’s performed, it will likely be despatched to the ministry.
The Satkhira Deputy Commissioner’s Workplace stated they’d attempt to procure monetary help to assist the victims.
Satkhira Water Improvement Board-1 Government Engineer Abul Khair didn’t reply to cellphone calls and SMS despatched to him about dam repairs.
AKM Tahmidul Islam, chief engineer of the Water Improvement Board, South-West Khulna, additionally didn’t reply to cellphone calls.